Create and Configure a GeoLayar

Set Up a Layar Developer Account

Review Steps to create a layer

Create an Account

Become a Layar Developer

Login to Layar Developer Section

Create a Layar

In Layar Developer Section click ‘Create a new layer!’

  • Title = Your Project Title (20 characters max with spaces)
  • √ Geo Layer
  • CREATE LAYER

OVERVIEW:

  • Icon =  *Workshop_Assets/Resources/Workshop_Icon_128.png

* Replace this image with your own .PNG file, maintain pixel dimentions and naming conventions, such as Your_Project_Title_Icon_128.png

In Layar section of Workshop_Assets/AR_Admin.rtf, update

  • Layer Title
  • Layer Name

SAVE OVERVIEW

API:

  • Replace API URL with API URL from Layar section of Workshop_Assets/AR_Admin.rtf (established in Build a Database)

SAVE API

METADATA:

  • CATAGORY = Art
  • TAGS = your name, project name, exhibition title, location
  • PUBLISHER = Your Name
  • Short description (60 characters max)
  • Long description

SAVE METADATA

GRAPICS:

  • ICON = *Workshop_Assets/Resources/Icon_120.png

* Replace this image with your own .PNG files, maintain pixel dimentions and naming conventions, such as Icon_120.png

Design BIW look and feel

SAVE GRAPHICS


Test Layar

For details see: Test a layer

Layar Developer Section – My layars > yourlayarname Test

  • Enter geolocation:
  • Save location = Your_Location
  • Load POIs

Install Layar to Mobile Device

Install the free Layar Augmented Reality Browser on your tablet or phone and login

  • Layar > Menu > Setting > Account
  • Username: Your_Layar_Account_Username
  • Password: Your_Layar_Password

Ignore Scan (See Layar Vision for more on Layar Vision)

Select GeoLayar > Test

If necessary, test from remote location using Fixed Location

  • Layar > Setting > Options
  • Use fixed location:
  • Latitude: Your_POI_Latitude –0.0001
  • Longitude: Your_POI_Longitude –0.0001

Request Approval for Publication

Layar Developer Section – My layars > yourlayarname Request Approval

For details see: Request for publication


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